The administration is prepared to invest big in workforce training for the semiconductor industry, but first officials say they have to know what works.
The nation’s second largest state has mined a trove of data to create a one-stop shop for career navigation—and perhaps a model for other places.
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Per Scholas has rolled out new training programs for its alumni, designed to help them keep moving up in their second and third jobs.
When the University of South Florida decided to start a supply chain management program, it built it hand-in-hand with industry.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act has created a maze of training programs that people struggle to navigate, writes Steven Taylor of Stand Together Trust. States need more flexibility to try something new, he says.
Workforce education has become good national politics, but dollars have been slow to follow.
Community colleges often struggle to afford the facilities and instructors needed to educate students for high-demand fields like microelectronics and biotech. More are getting creative.
The state’s community colleges have been starved for resources. A new proposal would boost state funding by $650M—and tie much of it to economic outcomes.
Lorain County Community College is credentialing their advising and career staff in regional economics—in hopes of connecting more students to in-demand jobs.